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Category: Auburn Hills Avondale

KICKOFF 2011: Many questions will be answered in the upcoming prep football season

KICKOFF 2011: Many questions will be answered in the upcoming prep football season

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (5)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Over the past three decades, six different local schools have reached at least the state semifinals in prep football. Last year Lake Orion made a return trip to that point — and with greater results. For the first time in three trips to the Final Four, Lake Orion captured […]

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 PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES

PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (6)

PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES Below are the team capsules for the prep football teams in the coverage area for www.northoaklandsports.com, as compiled by Senior Editor Dan Stickradt and staff of interns. Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Steve Deutsch ASSISTANT COACHES: Dave Schulz, James Prince, Torre Robinson, Anthony Epperson, Mike Zak. LAST SEASON’S RECORD: 7-4, 6-2 […]

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TOP PREP FOOTBALL PLAYERS

TOP PREP FOOTBALL PLAYERS

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (5)

TOP PREP FOOTBALL PLAYERS Senior Editor Dan Stickradt scouts the top prep football players in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area for 2011. 1. ZACH COLLINS, Clarkston sr. LB (6-2, 210): Just the third, fourth-year starter under veteran coach Kurt Richardson, who is in his 25th season with the Wolves, Collins is like flies on ribroast when […]

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FAST FACTS: PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

FAST FACTS: PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (2)

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS FAST FACTS A look historically at the prep football programs from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area in the MHSAA tournament. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS: Lake Orion – 2010 (Division 1) Oxford – 1992 (Class BB) Rochester Adams – 2003 (Division 2) Troy – 1994 (Class AA) Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes – 2002 […]

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PREP FOOTBALL SCHEDULES

PREP FOOTBALL SCHEDULES

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (2)

PREP FOOTBALL SCHEDULES Below are the 2011 prep football varsity schedules for schools in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area. Contact participating schools for further details. Updates and changes can be made by e-mailing Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com AUBURN HILLS AVONDALE Aug. 25   Warren Fitzgerald (A) Sept. 2   Hazel Park (A) Sept. 9 […]

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College Committments-Signings

College Committments-Signings

| August 18, 2011 | Comments (5)

ONTO THE NEXT LEVEL … Know of a student-athlete that has signed a letter of intent, made an oral commitment, agreed to terms for a walk-on position or is currently playing collegiate sports from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region? Please feel free to submit information about any local athletes. Include photos and contact information and we […]

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Avondale leads the way with seven all-state track athletes

Avondale leads the way with seven all-state track athletes

| August 15, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Fresh off its best-ever finish at the boys track & field state finals, Auburn Hills Avondale is reaping the benefits. The Yellowjackets boys, third at the Division 2 state finals in June, led the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area with seven all-state athletes, six boys and one girl, as announced recently […]

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North Oakland Sports expands to three more schools

North Oakland Sports expands to three more schools

| August 15, 2011 | Comments (2)

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. — NorthOaklandSports.com has expanded. Founded in December, 2009, to replace former print publications or current print publications that have severely downsized in recent times, has added the communities of Holly and Ortonville and incorporated Holly, Ortonville Brandon and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep high schools into its coverage region. Previously, NOS included public […]

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| August 13, 2011 | Comments (4)

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New beginnings: First day always brings forth changes, challenges

New beginnings: First day always brings forth changes, challenges

| August 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com There’s never been much change when it comes to soccer at Troy Athens. Since launching the program 30 years ago, Tim Storch was always the man in charge. Storch retired from teaching and coaching at Athens at the end of June, leaving the door open for a “second coach […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS--Scrimmage Openings

SPORTS BRIEFS–Scrimmage Openings

| August 10, 2011 | Comments (0)

SCRIMMMAGE OPENINGS The Rochester Community Schools has openings for two schools at its varsity-only boys soccer scrimmages, which will be played at all three of the district’s high schools on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Games will be 25-minute halves with up to three games per team. Games will take place from 4-9 p.m. Interested schools can […]

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Optimism overload: Prep football teams reconvene to begin their hopes of march to postseason field

Optimism overload: Prep football teams reconvene to begin their hopes of march to postseason field

| August 9, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Unlike any other year, Lake Orion kicked off football training camp for the first time as the defending state champions. After years of near-misses, the Dragons finished the year 2010 on top of the charts. Lake Orion captured its first D-1 crown last November behind a talented senior class. […]

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Eight local softball players earn All-State honors

Eight local softball players earn All-State honors

| August 5, 2011 | Comments (0)

Eight softball players with local ties were named to the 2011 Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association All-State teams, recently released across the state. There were five players from Division 1 and three from Division 4 that hail from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area that earned All-State accolades. On the Division 1 All-State First Team were […]

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Dieters, Spindler lead area netters on All-State tennis list

Dieters, Spindler lead area netters on All-State tennis list

| August 5, 2011 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Kelsey Dieters had one of the more successful careers of any female high school tennis player in recent years in Michigan and the recent graduate of Rochester High School continued that by heading up the Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association All-State Teams. Dieters, the 2011 Miss Tennis, headed […]

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Brannon, Young pace 26 local all-state soccer players

Brannon, Young pace 26 local all-state soccer players

| August 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com As expected, Troy Athens senior Olivia Brannon was named the 2011 Miss Soccer by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association, leading 26 all-state players from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area. Brannon is on the 11-member all-state Dream Team, which also includes 10 other standout players from around the state, […]

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AOTW: Saginaw Valley State adds a shake of ‘Salter’

AOTW: Saginaw Valley State adds a shake of ‘Salter’

| July 23, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com AUBURN HILLS — There was a time that TreVon Salter did not like track and field. It took some convincing from a loved one to change his mind. After a long talk with his grandfather, Salter made a return to track and field in 10th grade.. It turned out […]

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2011 ALL-AREA BOYS LACROSSE: This group snatches the opposition in its web

2011 ALL-AREA BOYS LACROSSE: This group snatches the opposition in its web

| July 22, 2011 | Comments (4)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com The growth of boys lacrosse in the area can be determined by many ways. It all starts with teams success, where two teams from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area advanced to the regional finals in 2011 with one of those teams reaching the state semifinals as well. That was the […]

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2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS SOCCER: Highly-touted players showcased on postseason squad

2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS SOCCER: Highly-touted players showcased on postseason squad

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (4)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com It has been said time and time again that in the sport of prep soccer, sometimes it’s harder to make the All-Area First Team or even the All-County team in Oakland County that it is to reach the all-state lists in one of the four divisions. That didn’t change […]

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